Experienced Diesel Mechanic in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

An Experienced Diesel Mechanic in Phoenix, Arizona earns an average wage of $22.68 per hour.

$14.65 - $31.15
$15
$24
$31
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.65 - $31.15
Overtime $35.23
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$30,931 - $65,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Diesel Mechanic

Diesel mechanics are in charge of maintenance, repair, and overall care for diesel vehicles such as buses, boats, trucks, and bulldozers. Most diesel mechanics repair, replace, recondition, dissemble, weld, and examine parts and engines. In some cases, these individuals will have expertise on a specific type of diesel engine. A diesel mechanic can work in government, vehicle wholesaling, freight trucking, and mass transit. Being a diesel mechanic is a very physical career, in which the individual must be able to move and work quickly. Diesel mechanics also need to be able to communicate with drivers and customers, have a professional attitude, and be able to solve problems efficiently. They must also have high attention to detail, good dexterity, and an excellent grasp of mechanical and technical aspects of diesel vehicles. A diesel mechanic needs to be comfortable with computer technology and able to confidently use computer programs to perform diagnostic and precision repairs on diesel vehicles.

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Diesel Mechanic Tasks

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.

About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Maintenance
▼4%

System Repair
▼10%

Troubleshooting
▼10%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼13%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 43%